Aimee Bojorquez

Stop. Think. Connect – Connect with Care and Be Web Wise

Connect with Care. When in doubt, throw it out: Links in email, tweets, posts, and online advertising are often the way cybercriminals compromise your computer. If it looks suspicious, even if you know the source, it’s best to delete or if appropriate, mark as junk email. Get savvy about Wi-Fi hotspots: Limit the type of business you conduct and adjust …

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Disaster Preparedness and Economic Recovery Webinar Series

This eight-part webinar series provides practical information on key topics in disaster preparedness and economic recovery for economic development organizations and chambers of commerce. Each seminar hosts economic recovery practitioners with real world experience and leadership in the subject matter. Each seminar will feature efforts made in disaster-impacted communities. Attend these interactive sessions to learn how your organization can be …

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Safety Tips for Mobile Devices: Protect Your Personal Information

Phones can contain tremendous amounts of personal information. Lost or stolen devices can be used to gather information about you and, potentially, others. Protect your phone like you would your computer. Secure your phone: Use a strong passcode to lock your phone Think before you app: Review the privacy policy and understanding what data (location, access to your social networks) …

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Microwave Oven Safety!

By following a few simple safety tips, you can prevent painful burns and possible fires!

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Blog: Preparedness Backpack

School bells are ringing for many students across the nation. As your child heads back to class, are they ready for emergency situations that can arise?  Prepare yourself and children now to be disaster-ready throughout the school year.  In addition to keeping your emergency contact information up-to-date at your child’s school, follow these steps: Find out where children will be …

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Are you interested in obtaining information relevant to Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training or Emergency Preparedness events in South Florida? If so, make sure to check out the Ready South Florida website calendar!!

Are you interested in obtaining information relevant to Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training or Emergency Preparedness events in South Florida? If so, make sure to check out the Ready South Florida website calendar!! We post information about such topics daily! http://readysouthflorida.org/events/month/

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Preparedness on a Budget

If you think creating your disaster preparedness kit will break the bank, consider this – many of the items for your kit may be found around your home – including hand sanitizer, garbage bags, a flashlight and batteries. After you have built the majority of your kit from items already in your home, you can begin to build a list …

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College Checklist: Preparedness Edition

Families throughout the country are preparing to send their sons and daughters to college – and many of them will be away from home for the first time.  Being prepared will help your college student remain safe and calmly deal with emergency situations. Having a disaster readiness kit is one of the best ways to stay prepared.  This can be …

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